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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Jewish Association Serving the Aging

A BBB Accredited charity


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Jewish Association Serving the Aging
Formerly known as:
The Jewish Association for Services for the Aged
247 West 37th Street
New York, NY 10018
Web Site:
Year, State Incorporated:
1968, New York
JASA Corporation, JASA Housing Management Services for the Aged, Inc., Manhattan Beach Housing Development Fund Corporation, Coney Island Site Nine Houses, Inc., Brighton Beach Housing Development Fund Corporation, Cooper Square Housing Development Fund Company, Inc., Positively Third Street Housing Development Fund Company, Inc., Brookdale Village Housing Corporation, Israel Senior Citizens Housing Corporation, Housing Development Fund Corporation, Association for the Aged, Inc., Services for the Aged
Stated Purpose:
" JASA's mission is to sustain and enrich the lives of the aging in the New York metropolitan area so that they can remain in the community with dignity and autonomy. "

Evaluation Conclusions

Jewish Association Serving the Aging (JASA) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.


JASA is New York's largest agency serving older adults in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, Nassau and Suffolk Counties. We provide social, recreational, health, housing, cultural, and educational services for older adults to help sustain them in their homes and communities and offer opportunities for a better quality of life. We fulfill the Jewish value of honoring the aging while serving adults of all races, religions, and economic backgrounds. After four decades of service to the seniors of New York, JASA countinues to strive toward excellence and to meet the needs of our elderly in the ever-changing socio-economic climate.


Chief Executive Officer:
Ms. Kathryn Haslanger, CEO
Chair of the Board:
Mr. Leonard Boxer
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan
Board Size:
Paid Staff Size:

*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:

Direct mail appeals, invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals, internet
Fund raising costs were 1.2% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $33,020,731, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)

Tax Status

This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.


The following information is based on JASA's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012.

Source of Funds  

Government support


Program service fees


UJA - Federations of New York grants




Housing management fees


Client fees


Meals on Wheels grants


Special events, net


Legacies and bequests


Miscellanous income


Investment income


Investment income from limited liability investment companies


United Way contributions


Total Income


Program Expenses  

Program Services

Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Expenses in Excess of Income




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 85%  Fund Raising: 1%  Administrative 14% 
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Beginning net assets $10,223,195
Ending net assets 9,220,780
Total liabilities 15,131,567

Total assets



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